Tag: lake

Crooked River Petroglyph

Near Lake Billy Chinook in Central Oregon you will find this. Relocated to this position in 1963, about one mile/1.6km from its original location on the Crooked River. Found in 1961, it was on land, ceded by treaty, from the… read more Crooked River Petroglyph

Mt. Hood and Lost Lake

A classic view of Mt. Hood behind Lost Lake in Hood River county, Oregon. There are many beautiful views of these two landmarks. Unfortunately, when I was there it was too windy for anything noteworthy. I need to go back,… read more Mt. Hood and Lost Lake

Olallie Lake

Olallie Lake

Olallie Lake is a high mountain lake in the Mt. Hood National Forest with a great view of Mt. Jefferson. It is a nice semi-rustic getaway. There is a small primitive resort with a general store and ten cabins. Rowboats,… read more Olallie Lake

Little Crater Lake

Little Crater Lake

Similar in name only, to the Crater Lake in the National Park in southern Oregon. Little Crater Lake is not in a crater and is not volcanic in origin. It was formed by an artesian well forcing its way through… read more Little Crater Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake is one of my favorite parts of the state. If I lived nearby, I would be there “too much”, if that is a thing. The lake is one of several in Oregon that does not have a visible… read more Sparks Lake

Trillium Lake Fisherman

A beautiful scene with a man fishing from his one person pontoon boat on Trillium Lake near Mt. Hood in Oregon. Did you notice the kayaker on the right and the couple in the canoe on the left? Trillium lake is popular for camping,… read more Trillium Lake Fisherman

Sparks Lake Sunrise

Sparks Lake Sunrise

Taken at sunrise, near the Sparks Lake Campground, on a cold clear morning at 34f/1c degree morning in August. I find it hard to believe that some people were still sleeping in their tents and not seeing this. A fantastic morning…. read more Sparks Lake Sunrise

Anthony Lake

Anthony Lake

Anthony Lake is in the Elkhorn Mountains in eastern Oregon. The lake is at 7,140 ft/2,176 m elevation, with Gunsite Mountain has an elevation of 8,342 ft/2543 m on the highest of its two peaks. This is the view near… read more Anthony Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake

Sparks Lake is near Mt. Bachelor and the South Sister (the mountain in the photograph) in central Oregon. This photograph was taken shortly after sunrise on a just above freezing, perfect August morning. I can almost smell the cutthroat trout over the campfires. The lake… read more Sparks Lake

Three Creeks Lake

Three Creeks Lake

Three Creeks Lake is framed in by the Tam MacArthur Rim.  You can see it here as a stone “wall” in the background.  If you are up for a hike, the views at the top are breathtaking. If you continue… read more Three Creeks Lake

Sparks Lake and the South Sister

Sparks Lake with South Sister

Sparks Lake is near Mt. Bachelor and the South Sister (the mountain in the photograph) in central Oregon. Taken shortly after sunrise on a just above freezing, perfect August morning. From this view, the Middle and North Sisters are hidden… read more Sparks Lake with South Sister

Mt Hood and Trillium Lake

Trillium Lake and Mt Hood

Taken near the boat launch on Trillium Lake, this view of Mt. Hood is a classic. Trillium lake is popular for camping, fishing, non–motorized boating, and photography. It is unique in that there isn’t a creek or river flowing into… read more Trillium Lake and Mt Hood